Energy Efficient Equipment Rebates

Existing homes are eligible for rebates to install energy efficient equipment such as heating systems and heat pumps.

efficiencyPEI offers rebates for the installation of ENERGY STAR® certified heating equipment including heat pumps, water saving devices, biomass heating devices, and other energy saving products. Rebates are outlined below.

How do I apply for the rebate?

To receive your efficiencyPEI equipment upgrade rebate, you must:

  1. fill out an Energy Efficient Equipment Rebates application form;
  2. collect dated sales receipt showing where unit was purchased including make and model numbers of unit installed;
  3. mail or drop off your registration form with original copies of dated receipt(s) and proof of income* (if required) to the address listed at the bottom.

* Proof of income is your original July GST Credit Notice showing your net family income, marital status and province of residence.

What is considered low-income?

Low-income is defined as an annual household income of $35,000 or less.

Heat Pumps

Mini-split (ductless) Air Source Heat Pump

  • Heat Pump Regular Rebate: $1,200
  • Heat Pump Low-income Rebate: $2,400
  • Must be ENERGY STAR Most Efficient 2018

Central (ducted or air-to-water) Air Source Heat Pump

  • Heat Pump Regular Rebate: $2,500 Illustration that shows how a heat pump takes heat from the outside air and moves it inside.
  • Heat Pump Low-income Rebate: $4,500
  • Must be ENERGY STAR Most Efficient 2018

Ground Source (Geothermal) Heat Pump

  • Heat Pump Regular Rebate: $4,000
  • Heat Pump Low-income Rebate: $7,500
  • Must be ENERGY STAR Most Efficient 2018

Boilers and Heaters

Oil Boiler

  • Regular Rebate: $500
  • Low-income Rebate: $900
  • Must have an AFUE of 87.0% or higher
  • Must be ENERGY STAR certified

Oil Furnace

  • Regular Rebate: $500
  • Low-income Rebate: $900
  • Must have an AFUE of 94.0% or higher
  • Must be ENERGY STAR certified

Propane Boiler or Propane Furnace

  • Regular Rebate: $500
  • Low-income Rebate: $900
  • Must have an AFUE of 95.0% (boiler) or 97.0% (furnace) or higher
  • Must be ENERGY STAR certified

Electric Thermal Storage Furnace - Summerside

  • Regular Rebate: $1500
  • Low-income Rebate: $2750
  • Must be through City of Summerside Electric Utility “Heat for Less Now!” program

Electric Thermal Storage Heater - Summerside

  • Regular Rebate: $750
  • Low-income Rebate: $1400
  • Must be through City of Summerside Electric Utility “Heat for Less Now!” program

Hot Water Heaters and Recovery

Electric Thermal Hot Water Heater - Summerside

  • Regular Rebate: $500
  • Low-income Rebate: $900
  • Must be through City of Summerside Electric Utility “Heat for Less Now!” program

Solar Thermal Hot Water Heater

  • Regular Rebate: $1500
  • Low-income Rebate : $2750
  • Must be CAN/CSA F379 certified or ENERGY STAR certified

Tankless Propane Hot Water Heater

  • Regular Rebate: $500
  • Low-income Rebate: $900
  • Must be ENERGY STAR with energy factor of 0.90 or higher

    Air Source Heat Pump (Hybrid) Hot Water Heater

    • Regular Rebate: $1000
    • Low-income Rebate: $1800
    • Must be ENERGY STAR with energy factor of 2.0 or higher (<55 gal.)

    Indirect Hot Water Heater

    • Regular Rebate: $500
    • Low-income Rebate: $900

    Drain Water Heat/Energy Recovery Ventilator

    • Regular Rebate: $1000
    • Low-income Rebate: $1800
    • Must be ENERGY STAR

    Biomass Heat

    Biomass Stove

    • Regular Rebate: $1000
    • Low-income Rebate: $1800
    • Must be EPA approved

    Biomass Boiler / Furnace

    • Regular Rebate: $2000
    • Low-income Rebate: $3500
    • Must be EPA approved

    Contact:

    efficiencyPEI
    31 Gordon Drive
    PO Box 2000, Charlottetown, PE  C1A 7N8

    Phone: 1-877-734-6336 (toll-free)

      Published date: 
      June 11, 2018

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      Elmer J. Blanchard Building
      31 Gordon Drive,
      PO Box 2000
      Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8

      Phone: (902) 620-3690
      Toll-free: 1-877-734-6336
      Fax: (902) 620-3796

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